Del Norte Counseling
DNHS CEEB School code: 054351

(Students who will be in 10th-12th grade in 2023-24)

Welcome to 2023-24 CRF season! Please find instructions, CRF forms (for the grade you will be in next school year 2022-23), and resources below. 

Student Responsibilities & Deadlines:
Step 1: Read CRF instructions handout below with parent/guardian. Complete CRF form, including student and parent/guardian signatures.
Step 2Between 2/16 - 3/10 students must enter all 15 courses, plus alternates, onto Synergy StudentVue/Course Request.
Step 3: Due on March 10th in 2nd period - CRF form, and a signed AP Contract if selecting an AP course. 12th grade students selecting a double off roll, the permission form below is required to be submitted with your CRF.

Transcripts: an unoffical copy will be given to students when they receive their CRF in class (Feb 2 - 9).
Parent CRF Q&A Drop-Ins: (for current 9th - 11th DNHS families only):
If you have questions regarding your child's course selection please attend one of the following Parent Q&A Drop-In's via zoom. Parent/guardian will remain in a zoom waiting room until it is their turn to have a brief meeting with one of the counselors. You can arrive anytime within the window of time on any date.
Wednesday Feb 15th 8:00 - 10:00 am, DNHS Staff lounge
Monday Feb. 27th, 2:30 - 5:00 pm, DNHS Staff lounge
Tuesday Feb. 28th, 2:30 - 5:00 pm, zoom link will be posted by this date

Students can see their counselor: during break or lunch any day of the week throughout the school year, no appointment needed. Just drop by our office.

Mrs. Susie Kihneman (A-Cha): 
Mrs. Lauren Collier (Chb-Gi): 
Mr. Tim Roty (Gj-Kh): 
Mrs. Lauren Kennedy (Ki-Mc): 
Mr. Jesse Luna (Md-Raj): 
Mrs. Karen Withem (Rak-Tam): 
Mrs. Kathleen Marron (Tan-Z): 

*CRF Classroom Vists: Counselors presented CRF information in classrooms the first two weeks of February, providing resources and guidance for student's 2023-24 course selection. 9th/ENS 2 on 02/02, 10th/Social Science on 02/06, 11th/Social Science on 02/03.
Presentations provided on the dates/periods below for students without ENS/9th, Social Science/10th, and Social Science/11th in trimester 2.
Please attend one of the periods on a day that you do not have a quiz, test, or presentation. Go directly to the PAC at the start of the period you will be attending. Counseling will clear your attendance.
Date: Wed/Feb 8th or Thurs/Feb. 9th
Period: 1, 3, or 5
Location: Performing Art Center (PAC)

Naviance career & college research/Counselor CRF Audits - At the end of March/early April the counseling team will be working with 9th, 10th and 11th grade students. Counselors will meet one-on-one with students to review their transcript and course selection for next year, discuss progress with gradudation and college admissions requirements, and answer students questions. Guidance technicians will work with the students on Naviance, a career & college research tool.  

Coming from Outside PUSD?
Your first step is to check your address to ensure you live within Del Norte's boundaries.  Click here to check.  For more information, please email Sue Reich, or Julie Islitzer,   
You will need the following documents:
  • Student Birth Certificate or Passport
  • Student Immunizations
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Proof of Residency
  • Please also review all the CRF information so you can be prepared with any questions 
Note: If you reside in an area outside the Del Norte High School boundaries or in a school district outside PUSD, you must first contact PUSD regarding the process and procedure.
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